2019 Banquet

We hope you can join us at our 55th Anniversary banquet on Saturday, February 23rd. It will be held at Rosebud Steakhouse in Chicago. We are very excited as we celebrate the growth of the Chicago Lions including our youth program, women and men and the impact we are beginning to have in our community.

Cocktails start at 7 p.m. with dinner starting at 8 p.m. There will be several awards given including the Lowry Lion, a Lions for Hope Sports Complex Update and a few speeches.

You can also pay $125 at the door. Registration closes on 2/18.

  • $70 for Active Players
  • $100 for Banquet
  • $700 to sponsor a players table
  • $350 to sponsor half a players table
  • $2,000 Cocktail Hour Sponsor

We are very excited as we celebrate the growth of the Chicago Lions and the impact we are beginning to have in our community. If you would like to help with the banquet, email Jeff Simon at chicagolionsclca [at] gmail [dot] com.

2018 Award Winners

We celebrated our 54th Annual Banquet in February 2018, at Maggianos in Chicago! We had over 100 players, alumni, friends, and supporters in attendance. It was an historic night as this was the first time we gave awards for men’s and women’s 7s besides the traditional XVs awards.

Pat Bolger won the Lowry Lion for his dedication to the Lions. Unfortunately, Pat missed the banquet and we will be having a celebration on April 20th. The other award winners were:

  • Player of the Year: Dave Whitney
  • New Lion: Jake Hidalgo
  • Most Improved: Jose Salazar
  • Coaches Award: Phil Spagnolo
  • Lame Lion: Harry Deck
  • Men’s 7s Player of the Year: Nick Feakes
  • Women’s 7s Player of the Year: Sarah Kish
  • Women’s 7s New Lion: Katie Lank
  • Women’s 7s Coaches Award: Nickey Edgcomb
  • Lowry Lion: Pat Bolger

This event was open to significant others as well as guests and supporters.